Daily Archive: September 14, 2016


Tight squeezes on the Llangollen

The last five miles from Trevor to Llangollen are spectacularly beautiful.   The canal runs on a contour along the side of the Vale of Llangollen, the River Dee running in parallel below along the valley bottom. For boaters crawling towards (or from) Llangollen the trip can be a nerve-wracking business. There are three stretches of Narrows, where there is room for one boat width only.     For the second time in recent weeks the hand-held radios were deployed...